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. former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky to effaces more than 50 counts of child sexual abuse. -- he faces. >> the hearing will get under way at 8:30 this morning. it's not clear how many, but several of the accusers will take the stand. a judge will then decide if the case can go to trial. >> how many more children will come forward commentar? >> cui will hear their account of what allegedly happened today for the first time. >> there will be more of an adversarial process. it will be uncomfortable, but my client is ready to go forward. >> figure is sandusky is charged with more than 50 counts with boys as young as 10. he denies the allegations. mike mcqueary is the only a delta witness to an alleged attack on the child by jerry sandusky weber is testimony about whether he actually saw the assault is being called into question. -- whether his testimonymike mcqueary's testimony is being called into question. there's a good possibility that jerry sandusky could take a stand. during will get under way at 8:30 this morning. brianne carter reporting. >> court officials decided to
case. jerry sandusky was about to face several of his alleged victims in court this morning that all of that changed. >> it changed because the hearing did not happen. the defense attorney and his client decided not to have it. it was a dramatic moment. it was also anticlimactic. for the first time, people had been expecting to hear from the accusers in this case, under oath in open court, talking about what they say jerry sandusky did to them. just an opportunity for a judge to say that there is enough for there is not enough evidence to move the case to trial. but late last night sandusky's lawyers said they made a decision to waive it. as jerry sandusky arrived at the courthouse this morning, there was no hint of the bombshell he and his lawyer would drop. the former penn state coach had waived his right to a hearing and there would be no testimony. a lawyer explained that it was a matter of tactics. >>today was a small part in the process. it would have been one-sided, the commonwealth's opportunity to present all of the allegations made. >> prosecutors say that they were ready t
criminal history. cavanaug>>> 6:07 is your time. >> a slip byof the tonguye by jerry sandusky's lawyer. why he is now saying sorry. >> paying more to be picked up. how much can fear could cost you in the nation's capital. >> it is not quite as cold outside today. we have [ female announcer ] more people are using wireless devices... in more ways than ever. and our networks are getting crowded. but if congress frees up more wireless spectrum... we can empower more people to innovate... putting momentum behind our economy. and we can reduce the deficit... with more than thirty billion dollars paid by america's wireless companies. it's simple -- more spectrum means more freedom. for everyone. [playing "joy to the world."] >> i am steve morris of the salvation army, asking you to make a difference. donate, make a difference. good morning, washington. >>> 6:10 now on this wednesday morning. it is a lot warmer than the past couple morning. 32 degrees in manassas. that is one of the few spots on our entire network that's at the freezing point. 37 i
against former football coach jerry sandusky. >> he is accused of molesting an endless. today some of them will go face- to-face with their alleged attacker. brianne carter joins us with a preview and the latest twist in the investigation. >> hearing expected to get under way at 8:30 this morning. it's not clear how many bud selig users in the states are set to take the stand. if a judge will then decided the case should go to trial. >> how many more children do you expect to come forward? pepsi will face several of his accusers this morning plan and we will hear for the first time they're accountable allegedly happened. this person represents alleged victim no. 4. >> there will be an adversarial platform. it will be uncomfortable, but he is ready to go forward. >> jerry sandusky starts with more than 50 counts of sexual offenses against bullets as young as 10 allegations that he denies. mike mcqueary is the only adult witness to an alleged attack on the child. but this testimony about whether he actually saw the assault as he told the grand jury or just hurricane it is being called into q
. >>> the latest in a child sex abuse scandal. why jerry sandusky had a quicker than expected day in court. >>> we are learning more about the accused gunmen at virginia tech. what police are saying about the ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] little owen wanted to play but his nose was raw and sore. achoo! [ male announcer ] and common tissue made it burn even more. ♪ ♪ puffs plus lotion is more soothing than common tissue, and it delivers our most soothing lotion for every nose issue. a nose in need deserves puffs plus lotion indeed. to give your cold a mfmforting scent try puffs plus lotion with the scent of vicks. >>> we turn to the scandal at penn state. the child sex abuse against jerry sandusky had citron. a former assistant football coach waved a preliminary -- he asked for a jury trial. he denies the allegations. >> we fully intend to put together the best possible defense we can do. the stay the course to fight for four quarters. >> had 11 witnesses to testify against jerry sandusky. >>> we turn now to the sex abuse case involving former syracuse assistant basketball
developments today in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state. the jerry sandusky is set to .ppear in court this morning he will face many of his accusers. is in pennsylvania with more. >> the hearing will get under way in a few of us in this in this town 10 miles state college. is a small town with a small corvallis. barce urt house.orv the judge will decide whether court may go to trial. least five of the alleged are scheduled to oath as to what they said it happened to them, did to them.ndusky have read about in the grand reports. the young men, now adults, were terribly sexually by a jerry sandusky, often times in the state football locker room owers. he has denied everything andy present. the victims will be brought in in all of the courtroom private manner. -- jerry sandusky has denied he will beand present. " you'll hear directly from his accusers. abc 7 news reporting. >> a with abc 7 for the latest case.s look for more of those reports our later newscasts on wjla. >>> d.c. police investigating a involving some of their own. it happened around 7:00 last in the 5300 block of northeas
in the case of jerry sandusky 10 to one man testified he believes he saw jerry sandusky molesting a boy. jerry sandusky faces more than child sex abuse. a murderedpfather of girl has beennty arrested in connection with her death. the student was found stabbed to death in her home in may. detectives never did find the but they said that evidence linked the suspect to the crime. a georgeudden death of washington university student the campus on alert. had a form of meningitis. she is believed to have come in with a 35 people. officials are asking anyone who come in contact with the student to get tested. >>> a major traffic alert. a big change coming to any -- two interstates. a developing story involving bryant. happening just days start of the season. he craze of tebowing are underways right now. crews have shut down lanes of i-66. a new ramp will bring traffic from eastbound i-66 too 495. the construction is expected to last until tomorrow morning. last weekendetro's of track construction. the most significant work will on the red line between circle and the square as they are working to main
abuse case against jerry sandusky. he posted bond and is now out of jail. we have the very latest developments. >> the former penn state assistant football coach was handcuffed and arrested wednesday afternoon on new child sex abuse charges and now faces more than 50 counts of sexual abuse. >> he is scratching his head asking what is next. do not ask that question. it can get worse. >> two new accusers take a terrifying picture of what went on in jerry sandusky's basement where dictum number 9 says he was ordered to stay and eight meals -- a meals. there are new details about jerry sandusky's wife. the victim was 10-to-12-years- old. he testified his wife was in the house but never came downstairs. at least once he screamed for help, knowing his wife was upstairs but no one can to help him. >> jerry sandusky is set to come face-to-face with eight accusers at a preliminary hearing. as of now, all of them are expected to testify. >>> rod blagojevich has 71 days left as a free man. the ousted illinois governor begins a 14-year prison term in february. yesterday, he admitted he made t
is growing for former penn state coach jerry sandusky. details on what landed him back in jail. >> and former illinois governor rod blagojevich enjoying his last few weeks as a free man. learn just how much time he's going to serve for corruption. >> and we'll have another check on your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> welcome back. want to get a check of weather and traffic. >> what do we owe this pleasure, steve rudin? >> what do you know? adam has the day off. we are looking at better news for our weather for today. temperatures colder than just 24 hours ago. outside this hour, 36 degrees at reagan national airport. we have dropped two degrees over the past hour. they've had the snow. that's colder out to the west. the storm from yesterday last night, now well to the northeast. moving across boston into upper new england, and it will be completely out of here out of the continental united states within just a matter of hours. this is what we have for our forecast for today. winds out of the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour, so it'
search for missing voter. quite a bold statement from one of jerry's sandusky's attorneys. what he's saying about his client showering with young boys. more on that every 10 minutes. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] little owen wanted to play but his nose was raw and sore. achoo! [ male announcer ] and common tissue made it burn even more. ♪ ♪ puffs plus lotion is more soothing than common tissue, and it delivers our most soothing lotion for every nose issue. a nose in need deserveser puffs plus lotion indeed. to give your cold a comforting scent try pupus plus lotion with the scent of vicks. >> let's take a look at traffic and weather. >> we have to a mild start. it is wonderful. >> we are right around 60 degrees. it is cooling off. a cold front moves through the overnight. now it is spilling into town. it is warmer now that will be this afternoon. there is that cold fronts. notice that. this is going to continue to develop the area of low pressure. it will bring a period of cold rain and a brief wintery mixed tonight. we can get a few wet flakes locally. it co
with young people, i enjoyed spending time with people. >> the coach on the record, jerry sandusky in his own words. abc 7 news starts right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> a young boy it is alive tonight thanks to the quick thinking of a police cadet in prince george's county, who jumped into action just in time. richard reeve has the story that you will see only on 7. >> some scary moments for this young man. he was eating a chicken nuggets like this one a police cadet came to the rescue. >> happened to be in the right place at the right time. >> they may just be knew best friends now. >> he did a good thing, i guess? >> the good thing, the heimlich maneuver at a children's luncheon. jason was choking on a chicken nugget lodged in his throat. the police cadet also a volunteer firefighter, who sprang into action. >> nothing came out, did the heimlich again and it popped out. >> jason is just fine, his family much relieved. were you scared? >> yeah. i am really happy for jason. >> the police instructor could not be more pleased. >> knowing the traini
" -- courtroom drama. the young men accusing former penn state coach jerry sandusky of sexual abuse are set to meet him today face to face. >> prosecutors are ready to question every one of them in front of a pennsylvania judge. it's tuesday, december 13th. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. as many as 10 accusers may testify in the jerry sandusky hearing. taking place in a tiny pennsylvania town today. it is unclear if sandusky himself will take the stand. and there are new questions about what a key witness, mike mcqueary will say about what he saw and heard. >> extraordinary today he will see up to ten accusers in court face to face. some of them seen for the first time. not clear who the accusers are. he will see them for the first time. an extraordinary moment uncourt today. >> people are guessing he will testify. that is not going to happen >> you don't think he will take the stand? >> no. >> based on preachous interviews. >> based on that. defendants don't testify at preliminary hearings. we will hear the stories of so many of the young men today. >
councilmembers from office. >>> we have learned that the men who are accusing jerry sandusky of sexual abuse to a plan to testify in court. all 8 men will face the coach at the preliminary hearing. the state is doing the right thing by showing jerry sandusky the strength of their case, a prosecutor has said. >> they have their resolve to get out there and get the truth known and make sure this does not happen to any other victims. >> the accusers will face cross- examination by the defense. there i did these are unlikely to be hidden because they are all adults. -- their identity are likely to be hidden. >>> protesters are kicking off an event they're calling take back the capital. >> we will never be defeated. >> they came from maryland to do their part in a protest that has drawn participants from around the country. >> i am part of the 99%. the government is to make sure that the rich are paying their fair share. >> the group marched to the capitol building to talk to their members of congress. >> they need to care about the people who need jobs. >> they want to talk to elected officials
're turning their to jerry sandusky's wife. more victims come forward in the case. >> then she started screaming. i come in the house. at that like crying. i come in the house. at that like crying. >> a spacam [ snoring ] [ thunder crashes ] [ snoring ] [ thunder crashes ] sn [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] vicks nyquil cold and flu. the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep you ever got with a cold... medicine. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] vicks dayquil. defeats 5 cold & flu symptoms. ♪ >> welcome back. to check our top stories. the virginia tech campus is after two people including a police officer were shot and killed. iek crouse was making eight routine stop when he was ambushed. >>> a trooper was ambushed on interstate 95. pulled a man from the road, put him in his cruiser. they were stopped during the -- shot during the struggle. there are no life-threatening injuries. >>> leslie johnson faces up to 18 months in prison. she pleaded guilty to corruption related charges in july. husband was sentenced to than seven years in prison charges earlier this we
.com. >>> new video just into the newsroom shows there -- shows jerry sandusky being arrested for they second time after accusations of sexual assault. he was taken away today wearing a penn state jacket. allegations from two new accusers to say they were part of his second mile charity. he is already facing 40 counts of sexual abuse. >> brought a blagojevich was sentenced to jail today. he received a 14-year sentence for charges he tried to sell president obama's vacated sentence -- vacated senate seat. he is began to -- he is due to begin his sentence on january 52. >> i need to be strong for the children and strong for patty and as time for me to get hum's so we can explain to our kids what happened and what this means and where we are going from here. >> federal rules require felons to serve at least 85% of their sentence which means he must spend at least 12 years behind bars before he's eligible for release. >>> the 2012 presidential race came to the nation's capital today. six of the republican presidential hopefuls attended a forum at the ronald reagan building. we talked wi
in the sex abuse scandal. the preliminary hearing of jerry sandusky begins in just hours. >> it will likely take most of the day, as several young men, as many as ten, face their accu accuser. all this happening in the small town of bellefont. tahman bradley has details. >> reporter: today, for the first time, former penn state coach jerry sandusky faces his accuser. some will explain under oath how sandusky molested them. ben an degree yoz si says his client is eager to take the stand. but the large number of press in attendance will not make it easy. >> i know it's going to be uncomfortable. but he's ready to go forward. >> any victim that goes forward with these types of cases is incredibly brave. but they have to face the person they're accusing. >> reporter: in what could be a setback for the prosecution, one of the key witnesses in the case, penn state assistant coach mike mcqueary is being called into question. mcqueary says he witnessed sandusky raping a 10-year-old boy in the team showers in 2002. and that he told head coach, joe paterno, and penn state officials about it. now, a l
as the first lawsuit is filed against jerry sandusky for sexual abuse. here's abc's brad wheelis. >> reporter: it was a time for soul-searching at penn state. >> i feel shame. what do i do with these feelings? >> reporter: at a town hall meeting between students, faculty and administrators, the penn state dealt with the lasting mark at the school, as the result of a sex abuse scandal by jerry sandusky. one of argued that it was good -- >> it's important that we learn to question authority. and in many cases, being here and be part of this experience might actually make you a better human being. >> reporter: but there was more bad news for penn state. in the first civil suit filed against jerry sandusky, a now-29-year-old man alleges he was sexually assaulted by the former football coach more than 100 times between 1992 and 1996. the man is not one of the eight boys sandusky is already charged with molesting. his attorney read a statement from the plaintiff. >> i am hurting and have been for a long time. >> reporter: also named in the suit, penn state university and the second mile foundation,
jerry sandusky. >> a messy week in parts of the southwest. more on the snow that is causing plenty of problems. >> we have another check on >>> winter a few weeks away, but you cannot tell by looking at the southwest. snow is in the states including new mexico. the snow proved to be troublesome for some drivers. the children were enjoying it. making snowballs. >> it is fun and less to have to work in it. >>> flooding is a problem in ohio. the mill closed. it is famous for its 3.5 million lights during the christmas season. but the lights are off until the water recedes. >>> flooding could be a problem in our area as well. we will check in with adam caskey. >> that is the biggest concern today is flooding. we have a flood watch in effect for the metro area through tonight, as we have the rain all day long. have the right now in south eastern prince george's county. it is pushing off to the north east. see the yellow on your screen and along i-68 that indicates the heavier rain. we are warm now near 60 degrees. temperatures drop all day long. they will be cool enough tonight to see a
. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- locked up. the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal takes a dra mat uk turn as police in pennsylvania take him into custody. >> investigators reveal new and disturbing details from sandusky's abusers. it's thursday, december 8th. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. bail for sandusky has been set at $250,000 in cash. the former coach expected to make bail when he goes to court later today. but for now he is spending the night in a jail cell. he still insists of course he never broke the law. >> this arrest prompted by two new abusers. >> ten. all ten so far. >> the scene some expected to see after the initial eight people came forward. now he gets to be behind bars if just for a short amount of time. the case unbelievable. also this morning, unforgettable call to 911. a california woman calls for help when she saw an intruder breaking in. she told police she had a gun. and we'll hear how the jaw dropping story end. amazing audio on the story as to what this woman did. >> later this hour, the reality tv show stunt that backfire
their fears, frustrations and angers after the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> while another accuser steps forward with disturbing allegations and a lawsuit against a former coach. it's thursday, december 1st. >>> good morning, i'm sunny hostin. >> and i'm rob nelson. penn state students met faculty and administrators at a special townhall gathering on campus last night. some of them voiced concerns about the scandal and its impact on their education. meanwhile, sandusky's legal fight has now started with the first lawsuit from an accuser. >> also this half-hour, a stunning jail house confession by a former member of the k.k.k., the impact this confession is having on the case of three men in the 60s. remember the story told in the movie "mississippi burning." >> incredible movie, real-life crime there, we'll have more on that in a second. later in this half-hour, a woman's obsession with hippos. she is so taken with her favorite animal that she made her car look like a hippo. wait till you see how she has decorated her house. >> wow. >> everyone need a hobby i guess. >> that's right
college in pennsylvania -- jerry sandusky is under rest after he was unable to post his $250,000 bail. he is now behind bars. >> jerry sandusky has a scheduled hearing next tuesday on his initial 40 counts of sexual abuse. today, he is in custody again facing felony charges. this time he may not get out of jail. even if he does, he has been banned from the school campus and ordered to wear an ankle monitoring device. jerry sandusky is set to face the eight men who claimed they were abused by children. two more alleged victims have come forward. today, he was arrested again picked up in handcuffs and wearing a penn state jacket. >> when all of the publicity came out including the things mr. sandusky was saying, that made him realize there were a lot of people involved. a lot more people than just himself. >> the latest charges follow grand jury testimony from two victims who say they met sandusky at his second mild charity. >> to give them the courage to come forward and confront the past at what happened to them and report it to the authorities. >> a 19-year-old said sandusky
. >>> and good morning. a lot of news on this sunday morning. including a very angry reaction from jerry sandusky's alleged victims. this accuse of the child sex abuser, spoke on camera for the very first time, telling the "new york times" that he did nothing wrong. >> that interview sparked a lot of reaction. >>> also this morning -- there were fireworks when gary giordano was grilled last week. he's with us again this morning, he wants to respond to our interview with robyn gardner's boyfriend. >> it's going to be an interesting morning here. that's coming up soon. >>> but we do have some lighter fare as well this morning. including this dog, whose owners have trained him to do something very, very unusual. we'll tell you about that in a just a few minutes. this morning, the geezer bandit back at it. he just knocked off his 16th bank. is it really an old man or is that guy wearing a brilliant disguise? >>> we want to get straight to the news this morning. ron claiborne is on the set to talk about some breaking news overnight. >> good morning, everyone. >>> the annual oklahoma/oklahoma state riv
thing the response was quick. >> lessons learned, right? >> yes. jerry sandusky bails out of jail. but there are big question as but what his wife knew and when about the alleged sexual abuse. we are hearing from her for the first time. >> a pretty stunning statement from her. >> dottie sandusky. >> she is saying none of this happened. standing by her man through awful this. later after the serious headlines we take a lighter look at the heavy christmas sweaters, really ugly ones like the ones in the photo and why these things have become so popular. awe you know you have one. >> i do not. people throw ugly sweater parties. great idea for a holiday party. >> haven't heard of that. >> we need light news today. >> first, virginia tech's campus plunged into panic when the gunman reopened the wounds from the april 2007 massacre. >> looking for answers about what triggered this shooting. mark kelly joins us live from the campus in blacksburg with the very latest on this incident. good morning to you, mark. >> reporter: good morning, rob. we found out here the slain police officer has b
. >>> following reports that one of jerry sandusky's accusers had with the penn state coach. his client met with jerry sandusky in order to the police with their investigation. did report the conversation to police. sandusky maintains his innocence. >>> the man behind a plan to face of daytime is leaving the network. he is going to leave the network when his contract expires. charge of abc's daytime programming for nine years. the muppets are back on the silver screen. it appears they have another hit on their hands. >> i cannot believe we're all back together. >> best new movie honors stay "the muppets." >> i have to go around and tell what is happening. >> the oscar race look for george colony to get a best nomination. it never goes for you expected. both best bets. have a nice weekend, everybody. bethesda, it is a winter wonderland. free winter concert was held off the holiday season. the fund continues through the weekend. more choral group performances. only boy that was leave glee club. >> don't put that on your business card. outside, wonderful sunshine. the is looking out toward wes
not specify when it would be shut down. of jerry sandusky her husband is innocent feared for the first time, sandusky's talking about abuse charges. it absolutely untrue. sandusky is accused of abusing 10 boys. at that itforce ofhandled more remains troops than previously reported. officials say the air force incinerate a partial remains of at least 274 american troops to a landfill. the air force confirmed a concealed it. they had authorized the air dispose of the remains. >> europe appears to be divided to shore up the eurocurrency. the leaders of 23 nations backed oversighteaty with the national budget. part of an effort to calm the market. >> the state board of public words as the renovation of the terminal. they have more screening stations. it is saving people more time. >> that is appreciated. especially if you are on board with alec baldwin. >> a new tablets computer targets gamers. is changing its. connect and discover. you will see them first. this is a thin light weight android tablet that can change adding they optional external keyboard. they say it will appeal most to gamers.
morning, 6:owe 5. jerry sandusky back in a virginia -- in a pennsylvania jail cell, that is. police arrested the former penn state football coach yesterday after two more people accused him of sexual abuse. the new accusations bring the total number of molestation charges against him to more than 50. >> we go live for much more on this. paul? >> good morning. that's right sandusky is looking for a way out of jail this morning but even -- pardon me, after failing to post $250,000 bail. but even if he comes up with the money today, he won't be going far. a judge says he will be confined to house arrest and wearing an electronic ankle bracelet. >> jerry is scratching his head saying what's next? i said don't ask that question. don't ask can it get worse because it can. >> it may well get a lot worse. at a hearing set for next tuesday, sandusky will come face to face with at least eight of his accusers. they are all expected to testify. natasha? >> paul, thank you for that report. now closer to home, people who live in a gaithersburg condo comp
. >>> courthouse surprise. jerry sandusky, his wife by his side, cancels a showdown with the young men who say he sexually abused them. >>> getting action. after an abc news investigation, a billion dollars wasted with the government making coins no one wants. tonight, the mint agrees to stop the presses. >>> the real running mates. the republican front-runners deploying wives as secret weapons. how these two women could change the race. >>> and mr. mom. a stunning change in american families. have you noticed something very different on television and in your neighbor's living room? >>> good evening. today, the nation's top safety official said enough is enough. all those lectures about putting down the cell phones and blackberries when behind the wheel are not working. that distracted drivers are still causing 600,000 crashes and 3,000 deaths every year. so, today, the national transportation safety board said they want urgent action to ban cell phones for drivers, period, and failure to comply should mean that drivers pay a very tough price. abc's lisa stark on what happened today. lisa, good
are, too. >>> next tonight here, we turn to the new comments from jerry sandusky, speaking out about the child sex abuse charges against him. and when the reporter asked whether the coach is attracted to children, he begins to answer. and then watch what happens as the coach is coached by his attorney. here's abc's t.j. winick. >> reporter: in this no-holds-barred interview with "the new york times," jerry sandusky maintains he is innocent of molesting eight boys for 15 years. >> i didn't do those things. >> reporter: so, why has the former penn state assistant football coach had such a difficult time tackling the one question everyone wants answered? first posed to him in a phone interview last month. >> are you sexually attracted to young, boys, underage boys? >> am i sexually attracted to underage boys? >> yes. >> sexually attracted, you know, i enjoy young people. >> reporter: for sandusky's alleged victims and their families, it was an especially cringe-worthy moment. >> i asked him about how he felt he had done on the answer and mr. sandusky said he wished he had done it differ
jerry sandusky. the former penn state coach showed up at court yesterday, where he was supposed to face his accusers. but instead, he waived his right to the hearing. he's simply ready to go to trial. abc's jim avila has the story. >> reporter: >> reporter: jerry sandusky went to court with a secret. his trademark grin on his face, wife at his side. >> the move was the first smart move i've seen from his attorney. >> reporter: aer weeks of promising a grueling public confrontation with all ten of his accusers, the defense changed its mind. waiving the preliminary hearing and instead pleading not guilty and heading directly to trial. >> we fully intend to put together the best possible defense that we can do. stay the course. play for four quarters. >> this is a fight to the death. this is the fight of jerry sandusky's life. >> reporter: the grand courtroom filled with 250 lottery-winning spectators, including sandusky's wife, his children and supporters. all set for drama. but the alleged victims, waiting in the wings to testify, never got to say a word. court adjourned, one minute afte
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ready to testify there against jerry sandusky. an attorney for one of them called him a coward for not hearing his accuser's testimony. >>> one of his lawyers is making an apology. he said he did not mean to refer to a gay sex phone line when he said that anyone who believes the allegations should call 1- 800 reality. he said he did not know that number was real and vows he will never use that phrase again. >>> we turn to the sex abuse scandal involving former syracuse assistant basketball coach bernie fine. two ball byos have sued the head coach and the university for defamation. after the case became public, they were called liars to work out for money. >> i want to help children who have the courage to tell adults, their family, their teachers, their coaches and the police there were sexually abused. >> the district attorney finds the accusers credible but he cannot press charges because the statutes of limitations has expired. fine has since been fired from syracuse and denies the allegations. >>> the house took a step toward extending the payroll tax cut and jobless benefi
football coach jerry sandusky. a 19-year-old man says he abused him back in 2004 when he was 12. he says jerry sandusky gave him liquor and assaulted him on the campus. jerry sandusky is scheduled to. in court next week for a preliminary hearing. several of his accusers may testify. >>> closer to home, the washington redskins are now officially down two starters. yesterday, the team got word that the league suspended davis and williams for 4 games without pay. they failed multiple drug tests, including one at the beginning of training camp. >>> making news and america's money, citigroup dropped the ax on 4000 employees. burger king wanted to have it your way. >> topping america's money, more job cuts on wall street. citigroup is eliminating 4500 jobs in the next few months to cut costs. hardest hit will be its investment-banking operation. chevrolet written will strengthen the case are around a volt battery pack to prevent leaks. fires broke out after crash tests. the week's created short circuits. chrysler is bringing back a familiar name for a new compact car -- the dodge dart. it will
state. jerry sandusky chose to waive tuesday's hearing, avoiding an emotional confrontation with his accusers. but he vowed to fight all the sexual abuse charges. and his attorney, joe amendola, called it a fight to the death. first, here's abc's jim avila. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. one attorney told me it was the first smart move made by the defense. a decision to pull the threats of open accusers in open court. and more details in this case overcame that bravado. as he left home for court, jerry sandusky was keeping a secret. as he arrived at court, he ignored shouted questions from reporters. perhaps, now, we know why. >> mr. sandusky, how do you feel about the opportunity to face your accusers, sir? are you looking forward to it? >> reporter: sandusky and his attorney had changed their minds about any open-court showdown with his alleged victims. >> as hurtful as it was to son-in-law of the survivors to be built up and not testify, this was smart for sandusky. >> reporter: with his accusers standing by, sandusky's attorney waived the right to a prelim
. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- angry accusers. the young men who say penn state coach, jerry sandusky molested them, call him now a coward. >> that's after sandusky backed out of a preliminary court hearing at the last minute in a major legal surprise. it's wednesday, december 14th. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. a surprise move in pennsylvania. i don't think anyone was expecting that when sandusky's legal team waived his right to a preliminary hearing. we'll explain what happened in court and what's next. for both sides. >> i know you have a lot to say. about this, you didn't see this coming? >> i did not. i don't think anyone did. >> wonder what the strategy is. that's the question now. does this make sense? now this will go directly to trial. >> i have some ideas. >> i think probably the smartest thing he has done. >> we'll get to more of that. an intruder accused in a church break-in picked the wrong place. this pastor packed some heat as a trained battlefield soldier before he took his career in a higher direction. what went down before serv
focus on jerry sandusky's wife? did she know about the abuse and could she be prosecuted? abc's t.j. winick is with us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. he may be free on bail but jerry sandusky is under house arrest with three days before he faces his accusers in a pennsylvania courtroom. his wife may also now have to answer serious questions about what she knew and when. it was dottie sandusky who bailed out her husband of 45 years after jerry sandusky was accused of molesting two more boys from the second mile foundation. his attorney visited him this morning. >> this is the legal battle of my life. i've had some big ones. i compare this to climbing mot. everest from the bottom. >> reporter: victim number nine told the grand jury, he saw dottie at the house, she never came downstairs. at one time, he screamed for help knowing she was up there and no one came to help. this attorney represents victim four. >> we'll hear more information regarding mrs. sandusky and what she may have known. >> reporter: in a statement, she broke her silence thursday saying she's shocked
from him, coming pup. >>> we're going to start here with jerry sandusky, the man at the heart of the sex abuse debacle. going on camera for his first interview. he spoke at length to "the new york times." and the reporters there videotaped the whole thing. >> these allegations are false. i didn't do those things. i don't know. >> reporter: for the first time, jerry sandusky, answering the tough questions, on camera. once the legendary head coach joe paterno was told about the allegations against his former defensive coach, what did he say to sandusky about it? >> i don't know that he didn't know. i know that he didn't -- never said anything to me. i know that. >> reporter: what did sandusky first say when he was confronted by a penn state, when young assistant coach, mike mcqueary, saw him raping a boy in the team showers? >> i told him it didn't happen. in my mind, it wasn't inappropriate behavior. >> reporter: and remember sandusky's infamous answer to this question? >> are you sexually attracted to boys, underaged boys? >> am i sally attracted to under waged boys? sexually
they are supposed to do for their brother in blue. >>> jerry sandusky will face his accusers in court tomorrow. he is 67 and charged with more than 50 counts of child sexual abuse. he enologist showering with young boys but says he did not molest them. -- he acknowledges showering with young boys but says he did not molest them. brad bell will be there for the hearing and we will have a live report at 5:00. >>> a busy week with the drawdown of troops from iraq. the week starting with the meeting between president obama and iraqi prime minister. both men placed a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns in arlington national cemetery. the president says the u.s. will remain a major player in the country even after the troops leave. >> our goal is to make sure that iraq succeeds. we think a successful democratic iraq can be a model for the entire region. >> the president will also travel to fort bragg, north carolina for an event on wednesday. the military base south of baghdad has been handed over to iraqi forces. >>> a big protest outside the white house today because of a camp for refugees in iraq. the
thursday. the motive is unknown. >>> a key witness in the abuse case against jerry sandusky may have changed his story. mike mccurry told a jury that he assaulted a young boy in a blocking groom shall wear. they say he later told a family friend he did not see the lead to incidents. >>> the occupied wall street movement plans to go after one of the nation's largest banks goldman sachs, by blocking several west coast ports. they are part of the biggest port cargo handling companies. >>> taking a look around the world. union leaders called for this today. it would save italy from financial disaster. they met with union leaders. after words, if they said he made only generic commitment. >>> more than a hundred national soldiers are scheduled to return home today. they were among 1100 national guard soldiers deployed to iraq for several months. it there helping secure military convoys leaving the country. they're expected to leave by the end of the year. >>> newt gingrich /has gone to the leader. other republicans are expressing concern about him becoming the republican nominee. >> with
against jerry sandusky may have changed his story. a grand jury was reportedly told he witnessed eight young boys actually assaulted in 2002 but a different version of the events was told a family member shortly after the alleged incident, saying he did not personally witnessed the assault. the former penn state coach, at joe paterno, hospitalized after falling at his home. doctors say he fractured his pelvis for a second time but will not need surgery. initially broke his pelvis when a player ran into them during a practice in august. he is also going under -- undergoing treated for lung cancer. he will turn 85 years old later this month. >>> still to come, it was mitt vs newt last night. did one of them commit a gaffe? >>> the falloff from the debate continues to reverberate -- newt gingrich was definitely the main topic as the republicans debated in iowa. he was prepared to defend himself and did but also went on the attack from the start. >> there have been so many ups and downs in this race, i'm getting whiplashed. >> another republican debate, another surprise. at the
that all eight alleged victims who say jerry sandusky sexually abused them are ready to testify. outraged by his bombshell interview with "the new york times." >>>
decision in the penn state. a twist, cherries and as attorneys waived the caboshed jerry sandusky's attorneys waived the parliament jerry's and as the's attorneys waived the preliminary hearing. they called the move a tactical decision. they claim that the media has been one-sided. attorneys for his victims disagree. >> i think he decided at the because he realized going to gowere with this. has been living in a fantasy world. >> he robbed them of their innocence. destroyed their lives. this is one more aspect of has done.he >> both sides say there are no work at a plea deal. >>> also, in the other sex abuse scandal, two men who accused the syracuse assistant coach have lawsuit.ivil >> i want to help children who ,ave the courage to tell adults family, and the police if sexually abused. syracuse anduing the head basketball coach for the commission. say they were vilified as liars. a criminal case cannot be because the statute of limitations has expired. fine has denied the allegations. >>> still to come, tim tebow's off the field. be linked to romantically. the weather center, a b
.s. is explaining the image. >>> speaking out. now, the wife weighing in. former penn state coach jerry sandusky accused of sexual abuse. one victim saying while the wife was home. what she's saying tonight and it is aimed at the alleged victims. >>> the bill dollar apology. the former senator and famous investment boss telling investors he has no idea where their money went. >>> and the christmas craze. "modern family" and the not so modern movement tonight. what you sent in us to tonight. you pick the winner. >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. today, when the first bulletins came into the news room at another gunman at virginia tech, that he opened fire, there were immediate fears. the massacre of four years ago was happening all over again. the images came in, showing a student body on lockdown, officers barricading doors and outside there, two officers embracing after a campus filled with fear that it was happening again. in the end, the gunman shot an officer dead and it is believed he then turned the gun on himself. abc's jim sciutto is at virginia tech tonight. >> reporter:
. >> makes me angry. >>> coming up next on this friday morning, jerry sandusky, back home again after new claims he abused a boy in his own basement. sandusky's wife is also speaking out for the first time. >>> and a cringe-inducing moment, as the steelers ben roethlisberger goes down. [ female announcer ] why shop at walgreens for your stocking stuffers? so you don't have to deal with this. [ crying ] i just wanted some stocking stuffers. what am i -- invisible? are you serious? don't get involved. everybody's bumping me! [ woman crying ] [ female announcer ] just go to walgreens. one simple trip to find everything you need to stuff every stocking. and don't forget the hershey's kisses chocolates. now earn up to $20 in jingle cash good on your next purchase of $30 or more. shopping. simplified. with walgreens...there's a way. >>> and time, now, for a look at your morning road conditions. take it slow around the great lakes. especially icy along i-90, from chicago east through rochester, new york. and i-94, from chicago to detroit. also expect poor visibility along i-5, from seattle south
enforcement in, arresting jerry sandusky? this as we learn the latest victim says sandusky's wife was upstairs as he cried for help. abc's jim avila is on the case again tonight. >> reporter: jerry sandusky, back in cuffs, wearing a penn state track suit, taken from his home in the middle of the afternoon, and today, charged with abusing two more children. his attorney predicted new charges and custody on "world news." >> bail is going to be set and he's going to wind up in jail. >> his attorney walked straight into that courtroom and told his client, "i told you this would happen." and sandusky just smiled. >> reporter: the smile wiped from his face as prosecutors demanded a million dollar bail and revealed the stories of victims nine and ten. horrific accounts of a basement of horrors at the deformer defensive coach's ranch style house in state college, pennsylvania. a place victim number nine said sandusky told him specifically to stay unless otherwise directed. he ate meals in the basement. and new details about his wife, and where she was when this was allegedly happening just down the st
. >> reporter: jerry sandusky is looking for a way out of prison this morning, after failing to post $250,000 bail. the former penn state assistant football coach was handcuffed and arrested wednesday afternoon, on new child sex abuse charges. he now faces more than 50 counts of sexual abuse. >> jerry's scratching his head saying, what's next? i said, don't ask that question. can it get worse because it can. >> reporter: two, new accusers paint a terrifying picture of what went on in sandusky's basement. that's where victim number nine told the grand jury, that sandusky ordered him to stay. the boy said he ate meals in the basement, brought to him by sandusky. and there are graphic, new details about sandusky's wife. and what she did or did not do to stop it. victim number nine was 10 to 12 years old, during the alleged attacks. and testified sandusky's wife, dottie, was in the house. but that she never came downstairs. at least once, he screamed for help, knowing sandusky's wife was upstairs. but no one came to help him. >> i didn't do those things. >> reporter: it was just last week tha
ahead in the penn state scandal, for the former coach, jerry sandusky, facing his accusers directly in court this morning. going to show you live pictures. you're looking outside the courthouse, where the dramatic hearing will be taking place shortly. we'll have a full, live report ahead. >> it will be something when the victims go face-to-face with sandusky. >>> also, the new face of the presidential campaign. newt gingrich and mitt romney with fighting words in iowa. they have their most personal and ruthless attacks now. >> just weeks away. >>> let's get to josh elliott and the top stories developing now. >> we have a lot of breaking news to get to. we're going to begin with news out of washington state this morning. two military helicopters have crashed near tacoma at joint case lewis mccourt. it's unclear if they collided or crashed separately. the bases are the military's largest with 100,000 personnel. >>> we're following a developing story from texas this morning. two boys playing basketball outside of their middle school have been shot. one is in critical condition at this
of the past. >> jerry sandusky in his own words. the man at the center of the penn state sex abuse scandal is speaking out again. >> the >>> senate majority leader harry reid is expected to unveil a compromise plan today to extend a payroll tax cut. senate budget committee chairman conrad says the plan will be paid for. republicans blocked an extension last week. >>> to the arguments today in the trial of an aide to former prime maryland governor bob ehrlich. he is accused of robocalls to apply to suppress the black votes last year. >>> a deadly plane crash in michigan. two people died when a single- engine airplane crashed at the lake shore yesterday afternoon. >>> a possible national security nightmare for the u.s. military. iran claims that it shot down an american drone and possesses a component to the nation's military power. tahman bradley has developing details from northwest. >> good morning. the kind of airplane is made by lockheed martin and is the kind of drone that was reportedly used to spy on osama bin laden's hiding out in pakistan. iran shut down and captured an unmanned u.
, but no more. >>> it's 44 degrees outside. >> for penn state code jerry sandusky is speaking about the child sex abuse charges against him. what he said this time. >> now would be a good time to submit a job application to facebook. detailson my journey across america i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ baby coughing ] [ coughing continues ] [ female announcer ] more pollution from power plants means more childhood asthma attacks. [ labored breathing ] there's technology that makes the air cleaner but too many plants don't use it. we can't wait. epa must update power plant standards to protect our kids. [ baby coughing ] >>> 5:16. on to the scandal at penn state. former assistant football coach jerry sandusky denied sexually abusing children. he did not give a direct answer when asked if
degrees. the we can forecast is coming up in a few minutes. >>> tomorrow jerry sandusky will face his accusers in court. he is currently out on bail. tomorrow he will be in the packed courtroom. brian bell is live with what we can expect tomorrow. >> for weeks we have only heard from jerry sandusky and he denies everything. tomorrow will be a preliminary hearing where the judge decides a case where it's going to trial. the accusers are expected to testify under oath as to what happened to them. there is new information about possibly changing testimony from a key witness. >> the former assistant football coach bymike mcqueary stands as the only adult witness to the incidents. questions have come up about whether he saw or only heard the attack in the shower. close friends and testified that at the time, he told them repeatedly hit only heard what sounded like an appropriate contact between sandusky and the boy. that is what legendary coach joe paterno said he remembers mcqueary saying and that is why police were not immediately called. some are hoping it will give the coach a measure
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